Hot Topic for April

BAPCPA - Reporting Statistical Events... a Refresher

HIGHLIGHTS

In order to accurately report statistics to Congress as required by the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005 (BAPCPA), certain pleadings must be filed using a specific ECF event.

Attorneys, are you electronically filing any of these documents?

  • Motions
    • Adequate Protection
    • Avoid Liens
    • Dismiss Case
    • Relief from STay and Abandonment
  • Objections
    • to Claims
    • Confirmation of Plan
    • Debtor's Claim of Exemptions
    • Professional Fees
  • Plans of reorganization
    • all chapters
    • amended
    • modified
  • Reaffirmation Agreements

Please refer to the list of Attorney Reportable Events to make certain your pleadings are filed properly for reporting purposes.

Trustees, are you electronically filing any of these documents?

  • Motions
    • Approve Compromise
    • Dismiss Case
    • to Employ Professionals
    • for Turnover of Property
  • Objections
    • Confirmation of Plan
    • Debtor's Claim of Exemptions
  • Trustee's No Asset Report
  • Trustee's Notice of Assets
Please refer to the list of Trustee Reportable Events to make certain your pleadings are filed properly for reporting purposes.

April Facts:

In February 2010:
  • 9,279 Attorneys filed
  • 338 pleadings electronically

New Petitions filed by Electronic Case Filers:
  • 94% February 2010
  • 94% year to date

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